What we love
Explore the hideaways we’ve found, meet the people we’ve met and run through our round-ups. We’ve tried and tested Africa for you, now it’s your turn.
One of the many reasons we love Cape Town...penguins!
Spend a day exploring the Cape Peninsula and its breathtaking coastal scenery.
YPA began with a vision, to connect people with nature, to offer freedom outside of life’s routine and to make travel to Africa feel less intimidating.
Nick went on safari as a teenager and there was an immediate connection to the bush. He’s been coming to Africa for 20 years.
People continue to prove their resilience. The last year taught us that we are no longer separate but a global community.
Your Private Africa was created from Nick and Ashley’s shared passion for Africa.
One of the many reasons we love Cape Town...penguins!
Spend a day exploring the Cape Peninsula and its breathtaking coastal scenery.
YPA began with a vision, to connect people with nature, to offer freedom outside of life’s routine and to make travel to Africa feel less intimidating.
Nick went on safari as a teenager and there was an immediate connection to the bush. He’s been coming to Africa for 20 years.
People continue to prove their resilience. The last year taught us that we are no longer separate but a global community.
Your Private Africa was created from Nick and Ashley’s shared passion for Africa.
We've put together our yes-list of top spots where Cape Town locals are eating
Our team has had a blast scouring the African continent for beautiful new properties that have opened over the past 12 months and we’re excited to bring you our very own Your Private Africa (YPA) ‘Yes List’.
From the deserts of Namibia to the waterways of the Okavango Delta, Botswana to the elephant sanctuaries in Kenya there’s no question Africa has plenty of opportunities for elephant lovers
If you’re looking for something wild and close to nature
The airline unveiled their new ‘Q Suites’ in 2017, the world’s first suite-style business class seats with closing doors and layouts.
Klein JAN is the chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen’s first restaurant on home soil and the cuisine, all sourced from the greater Kalahari, echoes Tswalu’s commitment to celebrating local provenance, heritage and culture, and greater sustainability.
We've put together our yes-list of top spots where Cape Town locals are eating
Our team has had a blast scouring the African continent for beautiful new properties that have opened over the past 12 months and we’re excited to bring you our very own Your Private Africa (YPA) ‘Yes List’.
From the deserts of Namibia to the waterways of the Okavango Delta, Botswana to the elephant sanctuaries in Kenya there’s no question Africa has plenty of opportunities for elephant lovers
If you’re looking for something wild and close to nature
The airline unveiled their new ‘Q Suites’ in 2017, the world’s first suite-style business class seats with closing doors and layouts.
Klein JAN is the chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen’s first restaurant on home soil and the cuisine, all sourced from the greater Kalahari, echoes Tswalu’s commitment to celebrating local provenance, heritage and culture, and greater sustainability.
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Tried and true adventures for active travelers.
We asked acclaimed blogger and cookbook author, Ilse van der Merwe, for her top spots.
GM of favorite Franschhoek hotel shares his secret round-up of a perfect day in Franschhoek.
If you dream of going on safari and sitting face to face with big cats of all kinds, this itinerary is for you.
A classic east Africa safari with the Masai Mara and Serengeti as a backdrop paired with a soft-sand island escape is perfect for a romantic getaway with a bit of adventure.
Cape Town is in many of the South African itineraries that we plan and we know we can never go wrong with booking the Silo Hotel
Tried and true adventures for active travelers.
We asked acclaimed blogger and cookbook author, Ilse van der Merwe, for her top spots.
GM of favorite Franschhoek hotel shares his secret round-up of a perfect day in Franschhoek.
If you dream of going on safari and sitting face to face with big cats of all kinds, this itinerary is for you.
A classic east Africa safari with the Masai Mara and Serengeti as a backdrop paired with a soft-sand island escape is perfect for a romantic getaway with a bit of adventure.
Cape Town is in many of the South African itineraries that we plan and we know we can never go wrong with booking the Silo Hotel
We asked travel photographer, Else Young, to share her experience behind the lens photographing the property after opening
Why Kenya should be bumped up to the top of your bucket list right now
Choose Botswana for an unbeatable game viewing experience
Why Namibia is an exciting desert destination not to be missed  
Throughout our trip we experienced ‘gentle travel’
We asked travel photographer, Else Young, to share her experience behind the lens photographing the property after opening
Why Kenya should be bumped up to the top of your bucket list right now
Choose Botswana for an unbeatable game viewing experience
Why Namibia is an exciting desert destination not to be missed  
Throughout our trip we experienced ‘gentle travel’
Travel journalist, Heather Richardson, shares some of her favorite South African hikes
Introducing a curated collection of beautiful sanctuaries filled with personal art collections
Tips for any budding or seasoned hiker coming to explore the African terrain
We've rounded up our top picks for the best duffel bags to take on your African safari this year
Restaurants in Cape Town are buzzing with innovation and you'll find new openings around every corner
We’re always asked to provide the ultimate packing guide for a safari.
Travel journalist, Heather Richardson, shares some of her favorite South African hikes
Introducing a curated collection of beautiful sanctuaries filled with personal art collections
Tips for any budding or seasoned hiker coming to explore the African terrain
We've rounded up our top picks for the best duffel bags to take on your African safari this year
Restaurants in Cape Town are buzzing with innovation and you'll find new openings around every corner
We’re always asked to provide the ultimate packing guide for a safari.